Period
to 27 November 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Public Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 223 270 364
Rank change year-on-year +47 +94 +97
Permanent jobs citing Public Cloud 748 1,569 1,340
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.48% 1.25% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.88% 3.19% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1,287 1,037
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £103,750
UK median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 19,286 49,157 59,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.20% 39.26% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15,835 37,662 46,560
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.48% +1.90% +5.00%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in England.

Salary trend for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in England over the 6 months to 27 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Public Cloud in England

Public Cloud
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 27 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +64 384 £77,500 -3.13% 69
South East +104 144 £70,000 +7.69% 35
North of England +45 95 £55,000 - 37
East of England +151 51 £85,000 +54.55% 12
North West +84 45 £60,000 -4.00% 19
Midlands -36 36 £73,750 +13.46% 24
Yorkshire +41 34 £45,540 -17.20% 14
South West +55 33 £55,000 -11.72% 12
West Midlands +5 31 £75,000 +15.38% 14
North East +8 16 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East Midlands -18 5 £60,000 -14.29% 10
Public Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 27 November 2020, IT jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 500 (66.84%) Azure
2 481 (64.30%) AWS
3 331 (44.25%) DevOps
4 248 (33.16%) Microsoft
5 243 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
6 223 (29.81%) GCP
7 196 (26.20%) Python
8 191 (25.53%) Linux
9 185 (24.73%) Kubernetes
10 184 (24.60%) Terraform
11 177 (23.66%) Docker
12 163 (21.79%) Windows
13 162 (21.66%) PaaS
14 156 (20.86%) VMware
15 149 (19.92%) Finance
16 147 (19.65%) IaaS
17 141 (18.85%) PowerShell
18 139 (18.58%) Ansible
19 138 (18.45%) Java
20 137 (18.32%) Infrastructure as Code
21 127 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
22 126 (16.84%) Jenkins
23 125 (16.71%) SaaS
24 114 (15.24%) SQL
25 111 (14.84%) Google
26 105 (14.04%) Active Directory
27 103 (13.77%) Degree
27 103 (13.77%) Data Centre
28 98 (13.10%) Microservices
29 89 (11.90%) Migration

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (4.28%) Confluence
2 31 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 20 (2.67%) Skype for Business
5 19 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (2.41%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.34%) IIS
9 7 (0.94%) Apache
9 7 (0.94%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.80%) nginx
10 6 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) Drupal
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.13%) SAS
12 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 500 (66.84%) Azure
2 481 (64.30%) AWS
3 223 (29.81%) GCP
4 162 (21.66%) PaaS
5 147 (19.65%) IaaS
6 125 (16.71%) SaaS
7 56 (7.49%) Office 365
8 46 (6.15%) OpenShift
8 46 (6.15%) Serverless
9 39 (5.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 37 (4.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 32 (4.28%) Amazon EC2
11 32 (4.28%) Amazon S3
12 28 (3.74%) GitHub
13 26 (3.48%) Azure Active Directory
14 22 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (2.41%) IBM Cloud
16 17 (2.27%) Route 53
17 16 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 14 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.63%) Firewall
2 39 (5.21%) DNS
3 37 (4.95%) WAN
4 34 (4.55%) VPN
5 33 (4.41%) SAN
6 31 (4.14%) LAN
7 22 (2.94%) Network Security
8 21 (2.81%) Skype
8 21 (2.81%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.60%) HTTP
9 12 (1.60%) WebEx
10 11 (1.47%) IPsec
11 10 (1.34%) Internet
12 9 (1.20%) Wireless
12 9 (1.20%) WLAN
13 6 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.80%) MPLS
13 6 (0.80%) NetScaler
14 5 (0.67%) NAS
15 4 (0.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.68%) NoSQL
3 27 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (3.21%) Big Data
5 21 (2.81%) MySQL
6 17 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (1.47%) Redis
9 10 (1.34%) BigQuery
10 9 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (1.07%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.80%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.80%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
14 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 126 (16.84%) Jenkins
2 76 (10.16%) Git (software)
3 44 (5.88%) JIRA
4 37 (4.95%) GitLab
4 37 (4.95%) TeamCity
5 27 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 22 (2.94%) Artifactory
7 17 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (2.14%) Selenium
9 14 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.60%) SonarQube
11 11 (1.47%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.34%) CircleCI
12 10 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (0.94%) Visual Studio
14 6 (0.80%) Snyk
15 5 (0.67%) GoCD
15 5 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (0.67%) Maven
15 5 (0.67%) Protractor
General
1 149 (19.92%) Finance
2 28 (3.74%) Public Sector
3 25 (3.34%) Banking
4 20 (2.67%) Front Office
5 19 (2.54%) Retail
6 13 (1.74%) Marketing
7 12 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.34%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.20%) Games
10 6 (0.80%) Law
10 6 (0.80%) Military
11 4 (0.53%) Back Office
11 4 (0.53%) Korean Language
12 3 (0.40%) Advertising
12 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.40%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Automotive
13 2 (0.27%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.27%) Housing Association
13 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 196 (26.20%) Architect
2 125 (16.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 94 (12.57%) Cloud Engineer
4 70 (9.36%) Cloud Architect
5 57 (7.62%) AWS Engineer
6 49 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
7 47 (6.28%) AWS DevOps
8 45 (6.02%) Network Engineer
9 43 (5.75%) AWS Architect
10 42 (5.61%) Azure Engineer
11 39 (5.21%) Consultant
11 39 (5.21%) Technical Architect
12 37 (4.95%) Azure Architect
13 33 (4.41%) Platform Engineer
14 30 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (3.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 29 (3.88%) Senior DevOps
16 28 (3.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 24 (3.21%) Lead Architect
18 23 (3.07%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.63%) .NET
2 70 (9.36%) Web Services
3 57 (7.62%) Node.js
4 32 (4.28%) AngularJS
4 32 (4.28%) Spring
5 30 (4.01%) React
6 25 (3.34%) JSON
7 23 (3.07%) Spring Boot
8 19 (2.54%) HTML
8 19 (2.54%) Spring Cloud
9 17 (2.27%) CSS
9 17 (2.27%) Java EE
9 17 (2.27%) REST
10 16 (2.14%) Kafka
11 13 (1.74%) YAML
12 12 (1.60%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (1.60%) RESTful
13 11 (1.47%) HTML5
13 11 (1.47%) XMPP
14 10 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 103 (13.77%) Data Centre
2 73 (9.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 50 (6.68%) Private Cloud
4 42 (5.61%) Cloud Native
5 34 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 32 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (3.07%) Hedge funds
8 22 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (2.81%) Derivative
10 19 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (2.41%) Blog
11 18 (2.41%) Equities
11 18 (2.41%) Equity Derivative
11 18 (2.41%) Fixed Income
12 14 (1.87%) PKI
13 13 (1.74%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
15 11 (1.47%) Client/Server
15 11 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 10 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 191 (25.53%) Linux
2 163 (21.79%) Windows
3 65 (8.69%) Windows Server
4 25 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (3.07%) Unix
6 21 (2.81%) Android
7 20 (2.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 18 (2.41%) Windows Server 2019
9 17 (2.27%) CentOS
9 17 (2.27%) Windows 10
10 15 (2.01%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.20%) Mac OS
12 9 (1.20%) VMS
13 8 (1.07%) Debian
14 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.27%) Fedora
16 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (44.25%) DevOps
2 243 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (18.32%) Infrastructure as Code
4 98 (13.10%) Microservices
5 89 (11.90%) Migration
6 88 (11.76%) Scrum
7 63 (8.42%) Analytics
7 63 (8.42%) Fintech
8 62 (8.29%) Presales
9 61 (8.16%) ITIL
9 61 (8.16%) Software Engineering
10 59 (7.89%) Configuration Management
11 57 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 54 (7.22%) Information Security
13 53 (7.09%) Cybersecurity
14 49 (6.55%) IT Strategy
15 47 (6.28%) Mentoring
16 42 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (5.61%) Deployment Automation
17 41 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 196 (26.20%) Python
2 141 (18.85%) PowerShell
3 138 (18.45%) Java
4 114 (15.24%) SQL
5 67 (8.96%) Bash Shell
6 65 (8.69%) C#
7 60 (8.02%) JavaScript
8 48 (6.42%) Go
9 38 (5.08%) Ruby
10 30 (4.01%) C++
11 21 (2.81%) Perl
12 18 (2.41%) R
13 14 (1.87%) Groovy
14 9 (1.20%) PHP
14 9 (1.20%) Rust
15 8 (1.07%) C
15 8 (1.07%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.07%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.80%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.67%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 103 (13.77%) Degree
2 71 (9.49%) Security Cleared
3 62 (8.29%) SC Cleared
4 40 (5.35%) AWS Certification
5 35 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (3.34%) CCNA
7 25 (3.34%) MCSE
8 21 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (1.87%) CISSP
10 13 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (1.47%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.07%) SANS
14 7 (0.94%) CISM
14 7 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.80%) CEPT
15 6 (0.80%) EC-Council LPT
15 6 (0.80%) GXPN
15 6 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.35%) SLA
2 36 (4.81%) GDPR
3 26 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (3.07%) NIST
5 17 (2.27%) PCI DSS
6 12 (1.60%) QA
6 12 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 9 (1.20%) HIPAA
9 8 (1.07%) GAMP
10 6 (0.80%) Government Security Classifications
10 6 (0.80%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.67%) NCSC
11 5 (0.67%) WCAG
12 4 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.27%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.27%) PSD2
14 2 (0.27%) TARGET2
System Software
1 177 (23.66%) Docker
2 127 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (14.04%) Active Directory
4 64 (8.56%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.74%) vSphere
6 12 (1.60%) XenApp
7 8 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.67%) Firmware
8 5 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.67%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.40%) Varnish
10 3 (0.40%) zsh
11 2 (0.27%) Xen
12 1 (0.13%) Lustre
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.13%) vCloud
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 185 (24.73%) Kubernetes
2 184 (24.60%) Terraform
3 139 (18.58%) Ansible
4 70 (9.36%) Puppet
5 61 (8.16%) SCCM
6 44 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 43 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (2.41%) Prometheus
9 17 (2.27%) Grafana
10 14 (1.87%) vCenter Server
11 11 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
12 9 (1.20%) Graylog
12 9 (1.20%) SCVMM
12 9 (1.20%) vRealize
13 8 (1.07%) Rancher
14 7 (0.94%) SCOM
14 7 (0.94%) WSUS
15 6 (0.80%) CFEngine
15 6 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 248 (33.16%) Microsoft
2 156 (20.86%) VMware
3 111 (14.84%) Google
4 57 (7.62%) Cisco
5 40 (5.35%) Citrix
5 40 (5.35%) Red Hat
6 26 (3.48%) SAP
7 23 (3.07%) Splunk
8 21 (2.81%) Juniper
9 20 (2.67%) SolarWinds
10 19 (2.54%) HP
10 19 (2.54%) IBM
11 18 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (2.27%) Oracle
12 17 (2.27%) Veeam
13 13 (1.74%) F5
14 10 (1.34%) Arista
14 10 (1.34%) Dell
14 10 (1.34%) Fortinet
14 10 (1.34%) Palo Alto